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Book Review: Dragon Keeper By Robin Hobb

“That is true. I could not prevent what was done to me, nor can I change what people made of me. But I know what I am and have decided to continue being what I am.” Dragon Keeper is the first book in Rain Chronicles. Rain Chronicles is sequel series to The Liveship Traders. It […]

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Book Review: On Writing By Stephen King

“Just remember that Dumbo didn’t need the feather; the magic was in him.” So finally I completed my favourite author’s memoir. Well, technically it was a small memoir and writing guide. It isn’t a normal memoir, because King only tells us some snapshots of his life in half of the book and later half is […]

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Book Review: Atheism: A Very Short Introduction by Julian Baggini

“If we pretend or imagine that life’s purpose lies outside living itself, we will be searching the stars for what is underneath our feet all the time.” Oxford University Press has short introductions book series. Where every book gives you a short introduction to a specific topic. There are many others books like this which […]

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Book Review: The Diary Of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled […]

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Book Review: Misery By Stephen King

“I am in trouble here. This woman is not right.” Paul Sheldon, the best selling author had a car accident due to which both of his legs are broken. He is saved by his “Number one fan” Annie Wilkes who takes him to her house, to treat him good. But soon paul realised that there […]

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Book Review: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

“Richard began to understand darkness: darkness as something solid and real, so much more than a simple absence of light. He felt it touch his skin, questing, moving, exploring: gliding through his mind. It slipped into his lungs, behind his eyes, into his mouth…” Neverwhere is a fantasy novel, which shows us neverwhere called London […]

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Book Review: Dune By Frank Herbert

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will […]

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Book Review: Mostly Harmless By Douglas Adams

“He had a nasty feeling that that might be an idiotic thing to do, but he did it anyway, and sure enough it had turned out to be an idiotic thing to do. You live and learn. At any rate, you live.” This is the fifth novel in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. While […]

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Book Review: Brain Droppings By George Carlin

“YOU KNOW? When you’re young, you don’t know, but you don’t know you don’t know, so you take some chances. In your twenties and thirties, you don’t know, and you know you don’t know, and that tends to freeze you; less risk taking. In your forties you know, but you don’t know you know, so […]

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Book Review: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish By Douglas Adams

“For a moment he felt good about this. A moment or two later he felt bad about feeling good about it. Then he felt good about feeling bad about feeling good about it and satisfied, drove on into the night.” This is the fourth novel in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. Arthur dent […]